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Trust in Covid Vaccines Grows, Planning Begins, and More News

Catch up on the most important updates from this week. Trust in vaccines grows slightly, distribution faces challenges,...

Why losing Arecibo is a big deal for astronomy

Edgard Rivera-Valentín first visited the Arecibo Observatory as a little kid. “I definitely remember this feeling of just...

For the Second Time Ever, an Asteroid Sample Returns to Earth

The Japanese Hayabusa2 mission to asteroid Ryugu marks a major milestone this weekend with the return of...

Two stones fuel debate over when America’s first settlers arrived

Scientific debate about the most controversial archaeological site in the Americas has entered rocky new territory. In 2017,...

The new light-based quantum computer Jiuzhang has achieved quantum supremacy

A new type of quantum computer has proven that it can reign supreme, too. A photonic quantum computer,...

Underground Brine Could Be a Source of Oxygen on Mars

A new study tests a device that can efficiently split the resource’s water into pure oxygen and...

Warp Speed, Atomic Structure, and the Future of Vaccines

John Mascola, who worked on the research that led to the Moderna shot, thinks Covid-19 proves we...

The ‘last mile’ for COVID-19 vaccines could be the biggest challenge yet

A race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine began almost the minute the coronavirus’s genetic makeup was revealed...

The Journey of Electronic Bottles and the Ocean Plastic Crisis

Researchers loaded containers with trackers and released them in the Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, giving...

New AI-Based Navigation Helps Loon’s Balloons Hover in Place

Reinforcement learning might be the next step in keeping broadband-carrying balloons afloat above remote areas. Could Venus...

Two Global Efforts Try to Trace the Origin of the Covid Virus

Both teams want to know when—or how often—the virus passed from animals to people. But the trail...

How a Vibrating Smartwatch Could Be Used to Stop Nightmares

The FDA has given NightWare clearance to market a “digital therapeutic” device that uses an Apple Watch...
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